Traveling with your dog can be an enriching experience for both of you — as long as you prepare well in advance to ensure that your journey is as safe and stress-free as it can be.
While eating is an enjoyable social activity for people, it can cause tension between dogs. Take time to understand your dog’s habits and make a plan to encourage healthy eating. Here’s how.
What exactly is an alpha dog? And how do you even know if you have one? Here are some facts and myths.
Barking can be modified without the use of aversive methods or equipment once the cause of the behavior is understood. Here’s what you can do to get your dog to bark less.
Crate training is a popular way to help puppies hold themselves for periods of time and to keep them safe when unsupervised. Here’s how to do it.
Integrating a new dog into a household with an existing dog can be tricky, but most dogs successfully ease into the transition if given the right kind of guidance from the start.
Practicing avoidance promotes confidence, and repeated experience helps your dog be happier with the choices she makes.
If you find yourself facing major changes, there are ways to help your dog while you also negotiate the challenges.
Allowing your dog to foul a public area without picking it up imposes a serious health risk to people and other dogs.
How do you develop a bond with a new dog or strengthen the bond you have with an existing dog?
Bringing a puppy into your home is an exciting time, but it also comes with challenges, some of which you might not anticipate.
What is small-dog syndrome? And how can you prevent it? Here’s what you need to know.
If your dog jumps all over you or dives for the bowl during feeding time, teaching a “wait” cue can make a huge difference.
Aggressive behavior is an effective way for a dog to increase the distance between himself and something he perceives as threatening, either to himself or to a resource.
This is a particularly hard subject for me to write about, as I am still grieving over the loss of my beloved Labrador last year. Anyone who has lost a dog understands how hard it is, and there are no formulas that will make the experience any less painful.
Though it can be challenging, training a rescue dog is extremely worthwhile and rewarding. Here are some tips from renowned trainer, Victoria Stilwell.
Know or suspect that your dog is suffering from cognitive issues or “doggie dementia”? Here are some proven means of dog dementia treatment.
Is your dog peeing in the house, even though he’s housetrained? Here’s what may be happening, and how to effectively handle the problem!
What exactly is separation anxiety in dogs, and how do you go about treating separation anxiety in dogs appropriately? A pro weighs in.
How do you handle a dog barking at night? What could cause a dog’s nighttime whining or barking, and do the reasons for a dog barking at night vary by a pup’s age?
Is your dog embarrassing in front of guests? Does he hump, sniff private areas or potty when company comes over? Pro tips just in time for the holidays!
Is your dog getting enough attention while you are gone for most of the day? Here’s how to read your dog’s signals — and help give her the attention she deserves!
Is your puppy’s toy guarding normal or something to be concerned about? Here’s how to handle toy guarding — and maybe even stop it before it starts!
Having trouble getting your dog to understand cues? We turn to the pros for advice on getting your dog to appropriately follow your gestures and verbal cues.
As a dog parent, are you guilty of any of these bad behaviors? See some of the rudest dog parenting mishaps and tell us what bad dog parenting behaviors drive you absolutely crazy!
Is your dog ready for a playdate and how do you find your dog’s perfect playdate partner? We’ve got tips on preparing for and setting up a successful dog playdate.
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